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A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon - 14.8.2022 at 23.11 Ulvila Observation number 109467

Visibility III / V

Kalle Luotola, Porin Karhunvartijat

I tried to photograph the heart fog and the soul fog, and in that noise, this fireball, possibly the Perseid, was recorded on the camera. An interesting green color was captured in the image before fading.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 5 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • Less than a second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
Technical information

The camera is a modified Canon EOS 600D with a Laowa 100mm f2.8 2x macro lens that is apochromatic. Sky-Watcher eq5 pro as stand.

Comments: 1 pcs
Tero Sipinen - 24.9.2022 at 00.06 Report this

Komea meteori! Vihreä huntu saattaa johtua siitä että yläilmakehän tuulet ovat alkaneet levittää "savua". Jari Luomanen ikuisti samankaltaisen ilmiön vähän aikaa sitten.

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